March 28, 2015

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The North Face Announces 2015 Explore Fund Grants Open for Applications

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 02:20 PM EST

ALAMEDA, Calif., Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - The North Face today announced the 2015 Explore Fund grant-giving program is now open through April 17, 2015 for applications and $500,000 will be awarded to organizations this year. The Explore Fund provides grants to organizations that...

New Social Media Movement Curates the African American Experience

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 12:30 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo Company (NYSE: WFC) launches, Wells Fargo Presents: The Untold Stories Collection (#MyUntoldsm), a social media movement dedicated to sharing personal stories that define what it means to be African American today. The program leverages the reach,...

Global Impact Partners with Restore the Earth Foundation, Supports Landscape-Scale Ecosystem Restoration

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 12:11 PM EST

ALEXANDRIA, VA , Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Global Impact is excited to announce a partnership with Restore the Earth Foundation (REF) to support landscape-scale ecosystem restoration. Global Impact is serving as REFs secretariat, providing fiduciary services and strategic marketing counsel in an effort...

Beyond World Water Day: HEINEKEN’s Upcoming #HEINEKENBaBW Twitter Chat: Protecting our Water Resources

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 10:57 AM EST

NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Mark Your Calendars Join us for a live chat on Twitter with HEINEKEN and UNIDO #HEINEKENBaBW Tuesday March 24th 11:30 AM ET/4:30 PM CET Over the past 50 years, the global demand for water has doubled. This...

Game-Changing Rice Production Methodology Awarded Olam Prize For Innovation In Food Security

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

• 3.5 billion people depend on rice as a daily food staple for 20% of their calories1 • Demand is projected to grow by 50% by 20501 • The livelihoods of over 1 billion people depend upon rice production, the majority in emerging...

Unilever North America Reaches 100% Zero Waste to Landfill Across Distribution Centers

Posted: Mar 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Unilever North America today announced it has achieved 100% zero waste to landfill (ZLF) at all dedicated distribution centers in North America. Unilever reached its target of ZLF at all global factories in January. Reducing waste...

Remix Your Business's Role in Society

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 06:00 PM EST

NEW YORK, NY, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - Lets be honestthe business-in-society space is filled with events big and small. Professionals working in sustainability, CSR, and related fields could hopscotch to a different conference every week. So why choose the 2015 Shared Value Leadership...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Donates Over $422,000 for Solar Projects at Pennsylvania and New York Non-Profits

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, PA, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is donating over $422,000 to ten non-profit organizations across Pennsylvania and New York to fund the purchase and installation of new solar projects that will be completed over the course of...

Ethiopia’s First Fortified Wheat Will Improve Nutrition for Millions

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 08:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - This month marks a watershed moment in nutrition and food security in Ethiopia: For the first time ever, local producers will begin fortifying wheat flour with the vitamins and minerals children need to develop and adults need...

Fracking Standards for Social and Environmental Responsibility Published for Public Comment

Posted: Mar 16, 2015 – 07:39 AM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The first independent social and environmental standards for oil and natural gas operations that use hydraulic fracturing (fracking) are available for public review and comment, Equitable Origin (EO) announced today. The published document is the first draft...

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